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President Drake visits UC Merced

UC Merced hosts President Drake’s first campus visit

On Oct. 15, UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. toured UC Merced and met with students, faculty and staff. Watch a video from his conversation with Chancellor Muñoz.


The experts agree: Vote early

The 2020 election is coming up soon. Check out a recording of the UC Advocacy Network’s expert-filled election webinar to learn what to expect this year.


President Drake begins consultations on possible expanded curtailment

President Drake has announced that UC is considering a new systemwide expanded curtailment program for additional operational and salary savings due to COVID-19-related budget shortfalls.


UC Startup Innovation Challenge

Applications are now accepted for the UC Startup Innovation Challenge

If you’ve been spending time outside the office launching a start-up company or helping one grow, this one’s for you.


Jennifer Doudna wins 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry

The award recognizes the development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.


President Drake welcomes the UC community in starting the academic year

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, UC continues to forge ahead with a clear mission: education, research and public service for the good of the people of California, the nation and the world.


Andrea Ghez

UCLA and UC Berkeley faculty share the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel will share half the 2020 Nobel in Physics for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.


Cybersecurity awareness: If you connect it, protect it!

This week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month events will highlight how Internet-connected devices have impacted our lives — and will empower you to own your role in cyber security by taking steps to reduce your risks.


Why getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever in 2020

We may not have a vaccine for COVID-19, but we do have one for the flu. Help vulnerable populations this fall by getting your flu shot.


Boy sitting with pencil

Update: Distance learning resources

Are you helping a child learn from home? Don’t miss this list of helpful resources — from STEM subjects to literature, geography, music and more.


Student holding vote sign

New poll reveals youth perspectives on COVID-19 and voting

According to a new UC poll, more than 80% of California youth say they are strictly adhering to social distancing guidelines and two out of three are concerned about lifting public health restrictions too quickly.


UC celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time for recognizing the extraordinary contributions and lasting influence of Hispanic Americans. Check out a roundup of virtual events related to Hispanic Heritage Month from throughout UC.